PhD topics for positions starting in September

This doctoral programme is a joint programme between the Institute of Applied Psychology, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of Comenius University in Bratislava, and the Institute for Research in Social Communication at Slovak Academy of Sciences. PhD students do their coursework and assist in teaching at the Institute for Applied Psychology, while being involved in research projects and activities at the Institute for Research in Social Communication.

In case you are interested to apply for PhD. studies, please contact one of the project supervisors first. Deadline for submitting the application is 30th of April 2024 (first round) or 15th of August 2024 (second round, in case of vacancy).

Contract type: PhD scholarship for 3 years 1 025,00 per month rising to €1 194,00 per month after the project proposal defense.

Start date: September 2024

doc. PhDr. Gabriel Bianchi, CSc. /

  • Extimacy within healthy intimacy development
  • Individual coping with gender equality as related to women’s psychological health

Mgr. Barbara Lášticová, PhD. /

  • The interplay of social norms, intergroup contact, and social identities in shaping solidarity on behalf of disadvantaged groups

doc. Mgr. Miroslav Popper, PhD. /

  • Agency and resiliency of single parent Ukrainian families living in Slovakia

Mgr. Kamila Urban, PhD. /

  • Metacognitive Strategy Instruction for Fostering Complex Problem-Solving

Detailed information about dissertation topics can be found here.